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A DNA barcode for land plants
The 2-locus combination of rbcL+matK will provide a universal framework for the routine use of DNA sequence data to identify specimens and contribute toward the discovery of overlooked species of land plants. Expand
Phylogenetic relationships of Triticum and Aegilops and evidence for the origin of the A, B, and D genomes of common wheat (Triticum aestivum).
The phylogenetic hypothesis suggests that neither Triticum, Aegilops, nor Triticus plus Aegilop are monophyletic, and further suggests that the polyploid wheats of common wheat and tetraploid wheat are bothopolyploid. Expand
Flowering Plant Families of the World
This updated and revised successor to a classic book, Flowering Plants of the World is an authoritative, fascinating introduction to the Earth's most colourful flora comprising comprehensive accounts of more than 500 flowering plant families. Expand
A proposal for a standardised protocol to barcode all land plants
A proposal for a standardised protocol to barcode all land plants is presented in Taxon, 56, (2), 295-299. Expand
Molecular Techniques in the Assessment of Botanical Diversity
It is imperative to understand the different ways in which the data from the different molecular techniques can be utilized before embarking upon a programme of applying them to any particular diversity study. Expand
We present an analysis of supra-familial relationships of monocots based on a combined matrix of nuclear ISS and partial 26S rONA, plastid atpB, matK, ndhF, and rbcL, and mitochondrial atpl DNAExpand
A Phylogeny of the Monocots, as Inferred from rbcL and atpA Sequence Variation, and a Comparison of Methods for Calculating Jackknife and Bootstrap Values
A phylogenetic analysis of the monocots was conducted on the basis of nucleotide sequence variation in two genes (atpA, encoded in the mitochondrial genome, and rbcL), finding the resolution of a clade comprising four magnoliid lineages (Canellales, Piperales, Magnoliales, and Laurales) as sister of themonocots. Expand
Shortcuts in systematics? A commentary on DNA-based taxonomy
The primary aims of taxonomy are to name, circumscribe, describe and classify species and registration would eventually strangle systematics, as debate will be discouraged. Expand
A phylogeny of the genus Crocus (Iridaceae) based on sequence data from five plastid regions
The phylogenetic hypothesis is in conflict with the primary classification of Mathew into subgenera and sections, most notably by placing the highly morphologically deviant C. banaticus not as sister group to subgenus Crocus but imbedded within it. Expand
DNA Damage in Plant Herbarium Tissue
This study quantitatively assess post-mortem DNA damage as miscoding lesions in herbarium specimens using 454-sequencing of amplicons derived from plastid, mitochondrial, and nuclear DNA and suggests that reliable sequence data can be obtained from her barium specimens. Expand